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  1. San Mateo County TA Rejects Ped Safety Projects But Not Highway ExpansionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 |

    San Mateo County TA awarded $108 million on October 1 to eight highway expansion projects, still believing we can "build our way out of congestion" on Highway 101. Photo: Andrew Boone With $125 million to lavish on it's Highway Program this year, the San Mateo County Transportation Authority has decided to spend $108 million on highway expansion projects while denying funds for major pedestrian and bicycle safety improvements [ PDF ].


  2. Census: 95% of New SF Commuters Since 2006 Don't Drive SoloRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 |

    As San Francisco's economy booms, a lot more people are commuting, and very few are doing it in a car. Between 2006 and 2014, the city saw a net growth of about 86,400 commuters, and 95 percent of them don't drive, according to data from the US Census American Community Survey.


  3. If Trees on Van Ness Matter So Much, Good Thing They'll Double With BRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2015 |

    After the construction of bus rapid transit , Van Ness Avenue will have more than twice the number of trees it does today. But the SF Chronicle and local broadcast news reporters didn't let that get in the way of blowing a story about tree removal notices completely out of proportion.


  4. SFPD Revises Deadly Driving Campaign to Target People Walking and BikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 |

    An SFPD Park Station officer hands a warning flyer to a man who rolled through a stop sign on Haight Street, where officers themselves have been spotted doing the same . "I looked," the man said.


  5. Someone Finally Figured Out How to Fix Parking Forever. Blame CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2015 |

    Car owners in Hayes Valley will not stand by as "their" parking spaces are usurped by safe streets measures and "foreign" car-share "corporations" from places like "Delaware" and "Canada." That's according a couple of bizarre anonymous flyers spotted recently around the neighborhood that appear to take aim at the arrival of on-street car-share parking spaces and plans to make crosswalks safer with daylighting and sidewalk bulb-outs .


  6. Tomorrow: Support Car Restrictions for a Safer Market, Which Uber OpposesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 |

    You can email public comments on the "Safer Market Street" car restrictions to the SFMTA board at [email protected] . The SFMTA Board of Directors is set to vote tomorrow on whether to ban private auto drivers from turning onto mid-Market Street , part of a package of safety improvements and transit upgrades.


  7. Wiggle Safety Upgrades Delayed Over Turn Bans to Reduce Thru TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2015 |

    The Wiggle would become safer and calmer with upgrades like a traffic diverter at southbound Scott and Fell streets. But Lower Haight neighbors oppose left-turn bans aimed at attracting cross-town drivers to Divisadero Street.


  8. SF: SFPD Catches Driver Who Hit Three Bike Commuters on the WiggleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 |

    According to an SFPD press release, Lopez has been charged with felony hit and run causing injury, misdemeanor hit and run involving property damage, and driving without a license. Her bail was set at $100,000.


  9. Taxi Driver Kills High School Senior Seana Canavan at Pine and LarkinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 |

    Seana Canavan, who would have turned 18 today, was killed by a taxi driver at Pine and Larkin Streets Saturday night at 10:28 p.m., the SF Chronicle reported . Canavan was a senior at International High School in Hayes Valley.


  10. All Meters Now SFpark-Ready - More Demand-Based Parking Pricing to ComeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 |

    The SFMTA recently upgraded all of SF's 29,000 parking meters to "smart meters" that are enabled for demand-based price changes throughout the day, a la SFpark . Now, the SFMTA plans to expand its smart pricing program that has curbed car traffic to more existing meters.


  11. SFPD Finds Owner of Car in Wiggle Hit-and-Run That Injured 3 CyclistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 |

    SFPD has located the owner of the Jeep Cherokee that was driven in a hit-and-run crash that injured three bike commuters on the Wiggle late Thursday afternoon, though police don't believe the owner was driving at the time. At around 5:30 p.m., the driver, described by witnesses as a Hispanic woman, plowed through three people on bikes at Scott and Fell after she rear-ended the driver of a Mini Cooper on Fell.


  12. SF: Mayor Lee's Doctor Prescribes "Balanced Diet" for San Francisco StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 |

    In her new role, PeA alosa will have an unprecedented amount of authority over SF's streets. As her first order of business, she has vowed to put city streets on a "balanced diet" by devoting at least 50 percent of street space to walking, biking, and transit by 2020.


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